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Defense - (1 of 4) Hop Theme Drill

Video #1 of 4 focusing on Coach Frawley's ground ball progression for infielders. Drill set helps to create and reinforce proper ball handling, transferring into the infielders "Check Point" and rhythm.

Defense - (2 of 4) Lane Theme Drill

Video #2 of 4 focusing on Coach Frawley's ground ball progression for infielders.

Defense - (3 of 4) Glove Taps

Video #3 of 4 that focuses on Coach Frawley's ground ball progression for infielders.

Defense - (4 of 4) Add Throw

Video #4 of 4 that focuses on Coach Frawley's ground ball progression for infielders.

Hitting - 3 Plate Drill

Rhythm and timing drill for hitters.

Hitting - It's Difficult

This unique video serves as a visual aid to demonstrate how difficult it is to hit a baseball. The illusions at the end of the video are intended to point out that your eyes don't always see what is really happening.

Pitching - 3 Lifts and Throw

Part of Coach Meade's Pitching Drill Set at the University of South Carolina

Hitting - Screen and Barrier Constraints

Coach McKinley again brings us another drill that focuses on a hitters intent.

Team Defense - Bunt Coverage Reverse Wheel

Force your infielders to find some rhythm with this simple drill.

Defense - Stretch & Catch

The variability within this drill forces players to work on footwork around the bag while digging a a ball out of the dirt. Great for 1B and all infielders that will record a PO.

Pitching - Routine Breathing, Looks and Signs

Dry work to enhance and reinforce a pitcher's mental routine.

Pitching - PFP w/the Tennis Team

Here is a great way to shake up a PFP day with your staff and get some quality work in.

Pitching - Picks 2 Birds 1 Stone

Miss the target, run a sprint - this pick off drill gets a pitching staff to lock in.

Defense - 3 Bag Tags

Great drill to that allows players to work on and rep out a variety of different tag plays.

Defense - 3 Cone Tags

Focused drill that gets players to practice and focus on placing a proper tag.

Defense - Redirects Relay Line

Five station relay & redirection drill for all of your infielders.

Defense - SS | 3 Zone Double Play Feeds

Teach your SS to associate distance with the type of double play feed needed. Also a great drill for your 1B.

Defense - 2B | 3 Zone Double Play Feeds

Teach your 2B to associate distance with the type of double play feed needed.

Defense - SS | 3 Bag Double Play Pivots

Great way for your SS to rep out 3 different types of Double Play Pivots within one drill.

Defense - 1B | Lacrosse

Competitive drill that challenges 1B

Defense - C | Blocking for Points

Coach McKinley presents a great drill to focus a Catcher's intent on directing a blocked baseball. The point system allows for some healthy competition between your catchers.

Defense - 2B | 3 Bag Double Play Pivots

Great way for your 2B to rep out 3 different types of Double Play Pivots within one drill.

Defense - Rolling Objects Tag Drill

Great drill for every position that will have to put a tag on a baserunner.

Defense - Toe Up Drill

Force your infielders to find some rhythm with this simple drill.

Defense - Glove Flip Tennis

The title explains it all - playing tennis with your baseball glove.

Practice - Mass Groundballs

Mass GB fungo series with Infield In. Pitchers working comebackers in foul territory. Filmed at Vanderbilt University in the Fall of 2017.

Practice - GroundBalls 54, 65, 43, 31

Ground Ball Fungo Series session filmed at Vanderbilt University in the Fall of 2017.

Practice - Situational BP (R1+R2) 1 Out

Fast paced, game like practice that allows for repetition and the development of baseball instincts.

Practice - Situational BP (R1 Hit & Run) 1 Out

Fast paced, game like practice that allows for repetition and the development of baseball instincts.

Practice - Situational BP (R2) 0 Out

Fast paced, game like practice that allows for repetition and the development of baseball instincts.

Practice - Third Base Bunt & P Pick w/Rundown

Bunt Communication down 3B Line while Pitchers work Picks at 1B w/ Rundown. Vanderbilt University Fall of 2017.

Practice - Double Plays from Right Side

Ground Ball Fungo Series session filmed at Vanderbilt University in the Fall of 2017.

Pitching - Wide Base Rock Drill

Part of Coach Meade's pitching drill set for his guys at the University of South Carolina.

Pitching - Two Minute Drill

One of the most game like Bullpen sessions you can put a pitcher through.

Pitching - Hip Load Drill

Part of Coach Meade's Pitching Drill Set at the University of South Carolina

Pitching - Get Backs Drill

Part of Coach Meade's pitching drill set for his guys at the University of South Carolina.

Pitching - Brain Flips

Coach Meade has found a great deal of success with this drill - helps to get pitcher's out of their head.

Defense - Racquetball for Infielders

The best drills are simple and competitive.

Hitting - Juiced Machine and HR Flips

Video demonstrates two separate hitting drills on a field at the same time.

Hitting - Plate Breakers Drill

Intent driven cage competition.

Hitting - Pepper

Pepper - Old school baseball at its finest. There is a reason this drill has been around for a long time.

Hitting - Tire Resistance Routine

Hitting the Tire - Great for Hand, Grip and Forearm Strength.

Pitching - Shape Visualization

Coach James shares an extremely valuable teaching tool that he utilizes with his pitchers.

Practice - Bermuda Triangles and Timing Picks

Field set-up that allows for three lines of pitchers to work on 1.) 3B Slow Roller Communication 2.) Timing Picks and 3.) 1B Slow Roller Communication.

Hitting - Tune In Lock In and Drop Out

Heavily influence by the work of Andy McKay, this video demonstrates a process to help a hitter focus on what matters the most.

Hitting - One Knee Drill

Isolate and simplify barrel path with this simple drill.


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